Our weekly News Tribune day-after Seahawks chat, early Super Bowl XLIX edition, starts at 1 p.m. Pacific Time today here on the blog, live from Seahawks headquarters in Renton. That is after Pete Carroll’s noon press conference. At that I am hoping to get more words on the injuries to Richard Sherman (elbow) and Earl Thomas (shoulder).
But as I tweeted last night, Paul Allen’s more likely to only use Macs than the All-Pro defensive backs not playing Feb. 1 against Tom Brady and New England.
Here is Russell Wilson after yesterday’s astounding comeback win over the Packers for the …
The Seahawks and Packers woke for NFC title game day to high winds around the Seattle area; some areas got gusts up to 40 and 50 mph. But a high-wind warning for Seattle and suburbs ended at 8 a.m., and those winds are supposed to calm somewhat to 16 miles per hour from kickoff at 12:05 p.m. through much of the game.
Even the local Puget Sound Energy folks are in Seahawks game mode while advising about interruptions of service overnight:
The Seahawks today are trying to become the first defending Super Bowl champion since the 2004 New England Patriots to win a playoff game in the following season. Kickoff is at 5:15 p.m. Pacific Time on Fox (Channel 13 in the Seattle-Tacoma area).
Reminder: Join colleagues Dave Boling and Kenny Via and me with Seahawks fans around the world for the live game chat from the press box at CenturyLink Field beginning around 4:45 p.m. PT here on the blog.
If you missed it (shame on you!), here’s Mike Wagner, safety on Pittsburgh’s “Steel Curtain” defenses that won four Super …